"I thought of a good analogy for gradualism vs insurrectionism. Gradualism is like Mohammed Ali, he tries to wear you down round by round until you can't fight anymore. Insurrectionism is like Mike Tyson. He tries to hit you so hard that you can't fight anymore "
"So, it is a myth to imagine gradual transformation as a way to avoid these costs that can only be delayed. But gradualism is like a weak dam holding back mounting pressures of a rising flood that will eventually burst. In this sense, China's success at gradualism will be eroded."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.